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02 Apr
Postponed - Caretaker Cleaning Training
The training is 5 hours and includes an introduction to risk assessments, COSHH and what to expect in a cleaner’s cupboard, colour coding, dilution rates, relevant chemicals and their usage with discussion regarding best practice for all topics. Finally, there is a practical session which covers: * Toilet cleaning * Single Solution Mopping * Buffing * Spray Cleaning * Sweep Mopping * Suction Cleaning
21 Apr
POSTPONED (day 2) The Gateshead Fluency Project
This full day session will improve subject knowledge and equip participants to deliver the intervention programme. All training materials are provided as well as the resources needed to begin the intervention back in school. The full day session is followed up with a support session to look at overcoming any issues, best practice, challenge and progress.
07 May
The day will be led by Rebecca Pedlow and Judith Thompson and a full programme will be sent out to registered participants.
20 May
POSTPONED - Working with babies - NEW
Our courses at Mill Hill Nursery School have been developed to reflect our unique pedagogy and principles and our passion for enquiry based learning. Our training opportunities are designed to allow practitioners to reflect on their practice as well as inspire them with new ideas, new ways of working and enable them with the skills to activate change in their own settings.
02 Jul
Implementing Plan – DO – Review (PDR ) for PVI settings
• Gain more insight into the PDR process • Appreciate the central role of PDR in strengthening the characteristics of effective learning • Recognise the effectiveness of the PDR process in improving learning outcomes • Identify how and where PDR can be built into your daily routine • Observe PDR in action and reflect upon the learning outcomes inherent

Latest News

YES Education & Skills - Vocational Curriculum for 15-25 year olds
25 Mar
Apprenticeships Traineeships Study Programmes Customer Services Beauty Retail Health & Social Care Hairdressing & Barbering Teaching Assistant Business Administration Construction Please Contact Errin on 0191 433 8761 Gateshead Interchange NE8 1BH £50 recruit a friend scheme!
Zero Suicide Alliance
23 Mar
Zero Suicide Alliance training can help if you are talking to someone about suicide. The training is online, its free and only takes 20 mins Please click here to navigate to the training
Kooth.com - Online Support for Young People
20 Mar
Kooth.com - online support for young people We would like to remind you of the availability of our online service to support the wellbeing and resilience of your students. Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to young people. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people. Kooth offers young people the opportunity to have a text-based conversation with a qualified counsellor. Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed. Outside of counselling hours young people can message our team and get support by the next day. When students register with Kooth they will have support available to them now and in the future. Support can be gained not only through counselling but articles, forums and discussion boards. All content is age appropriate, clinically approved and fully moderated. To find out more visit Kooth.com where young people can register and others can find out more about the service. You can also view a short video about the service at: Kooth If any of the schools would like further information on the tool, please contact Malcolm Connelly, Integration & Participation Worker at mconnelly@xenzone.com to arrange for him to come into your school to talk to staff and students on the offer. Please download the attached leaflet Public Health Gateshead
Important Information - SLA Buy Back & CPD Training
19 Mar
Important Information relating to 2020/21 SLA's Due to the current situation we are aware that confirming SLAs will not be a school priority at the moment. Thank you to all the schools who have made their purchases. For those of you who have not had a chance to do this, we will work with you to get these in place. Important Information relating to CPD Training Due to the current situation all of educationGateshead training and conferences are cancelled initially until 24 April 2020 (this includes Advice, Support & Professional Development, School Sports Partnership, Early Years Advice Support & Guidance SLAs) Further information to follow. If you require any further information or guidance relating to the above, please contact us at servicesforschools@gateshead.gov.uk
New Resources from Brook- Healthy Lives for young people
06 Mar
Brook provides free resources which can be used to supplement relationship and sex education (RSE) lessons. click here to view new resources